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    Bracing and lighting?

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    reefer87

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    Join date : 2011-09-10
    Age : 30
    Location : Point Mugu

    Bracing and lighting?

    Post by reefer87 on Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:35 pm

    Can a glass brace across the top of the tank change the color spectrum of t5's to cause an algae bloom? I have noticed that directly under the bracing I have a lot of algae growth. There is some growth out side of the bracing but the majority is directly under the bracing.
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    dfladermaus
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    Join date : 2011-07-24
    Age : 41

    Re: Bracing and lighting?

    Post by dfladermaus on Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:38 pm

    It will change the spectrum. Glass blocks UV and a few other spectra of light. do some google searches on it.

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